Natural habitat of batwing fern (Yunomine Shida)(Yunomine Shida Jiseichi)


Discovered in Yunomine Onsen

Batwing fern’s Japanese name “Yunomine Shida” derives from the fact that it was discovered in Yunomine, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City. The natural habitat behind the Yunomine Onsen Public Bath was designated as a National Natural Monument in 1928.


Yunomine, Hongu-cho, Tanabe City
Season / Time zone
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Weather conditions
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Frequency of appearance


Get off at “Yunomine Onsen”[湯峰温泉] bus stop. (Approx. 80 min. by Ryujin Bus from JR Kii-Tanabe Sta. on the JR Kisei Main Line, or approx. 60 min. by Kumano Kotsu Bus or Nara Kotsu Bus from JR Shingu Sta.)


Recommended spot

Kumano Hongu Taisha Grand Shrine > Yunomine Onsen (Dainichi-goe)